Former In the pacer Ashish Nehra greeted Jasprit Bumrah as he stormed back on Trent Bridge with 9 wickets – 4 wickets in the first innings and 5 in the second. England, after reaching a wicket-free WTC final against New Zealand.
Ashish Nehra said Bumrah was unfounded for his bowling in the WTC final, and that he was never worried about the form of the champion matchmaker. He further emphasized that with the start-stop cricket in the pandemic, it can be difficult for fast bowlers to stay in rhythm all the time.
Bumrah struck out in the first game and drafted Rory Burns along with four exploiters before hitting him with a swinger. He never looked back and dominated the English batsmen. Bumrah also made a significant contribution of 28 runs in India’s first innings, extending the lead to 95.
“There was some criticism of Jasprit Bumrah that he did not look good. But I never felt that way. I was never worried and I never felt we should discuss that his bowling was not going well. It was a matter of time. Once you get two or three wickets, you see the same Jasprit Bumrah. He has once again shown what he is known for, ”Ashish Nehra told Sony.
‘If you look at the last one to half a year, there have been a lot of problems in the world. It was a start-stop for the players; the bubble is not easy for any player, whether it is a batsman or a bowler, and fast bowling is a thing where you need a little more time to get your rhythm, ‘he added.
You will see five more wickets from him in this series: Ashish Nehra
Ashish Nehra further predicted that Bumrah would pick up a truck wicket in the series. The 42-year-old commentator praised the speedster for his acumen in his game plan during the game.
The second Test Lord’s, another seamless venue, begins Thursday.
‘The kind of bowler, Jasprit Bumrah, is that in this series you will see more wickets of five wickets from him. Forget the numbers, it could be four, six or three. “Once again, his bowling was commendable, and the best thing about him is that he knows very well when he has to put in the extra effort in Test cricket,” concluded the final of the 2011 World Cup.